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Author: Beale, Thomas
Title: The Natural History of the Sperm Whale.to Which is Added, a Sketch of a South-Sea Whaling Voyage
Price: 1300.00 including postage and packing within the UK. Overseas postage extra.
Edition: 2nd Edition.
Publishers: John Van Voorst London 1839
Hard cover in good + condition no dust-wrapper.
Description: Hardback, contemporary half-calf, gilt spine. vi, 12pp, 393pp. Half-title, 3 wood-engraved plates including frontispiece. 2nd edition 1839. Head of front joint cracked. 2 sections, probably from a bookplate (John Wilson, Kingston, Jamaica) mounted to title page partially obscuring text. Ink-stamp of Ruthin School to front free end-paper. A few leaves roughly opened. Very little occasional foxing. A rather splendid copy. (bs62)
Book Reference: BS62GLTAN30L


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